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 Henry Grey

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Henry Grey Famous memorial

Birth
Dorset, England
Death
23 Feb 1554 (aged 37)
London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England
Burial
Wapping, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England
Memorial ID
7872418 View Source

English nobility. Marquis of Dorset, Duke of Suffolk. Son of Thomas Grey, husband of Frances Brandon, a neice of Henry VIII. Grey was a powerful political ally to John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland. He openly opposed Princess Mary, and helped Dudley install his daughter, Lady Jane Grey on the throne upon the death of Edward VI. After Jane's nine-day reign ended and Mary took the throne, Grey helped lead a revolt against Mary's forces. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London and executed for treason.

English nobility. Marquis of Dorset, Duke of Suffolk. Son of Thomas Grey, husband of Frances Brandon, a neice of Henry VIII. Grey was a powerful political ally to John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland. He openly opposed Princess Mary, and helped Dudley install his daughter, Lady Jane Grey on the throne upon the death of Edward VI. After Jane's nine-day reign ended and Mary took the throne, Grey helped lead a revolt against Mary's forces. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London and executed for treason.

Bio by: Kristen Conrad


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 16 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7872418
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7872418/henry-grey: accessed ), memorial page for Henry Grey (17 Jan 1517–23 Feb 1554), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7872418, citing Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Wapping, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .